Antique Trader
03/26/2017 at 22:34. Facebook
It's been a while, but today's virtual #antiquing excursion was a pure treat! I spotted many fascinating items at the FB page of Against the Grain Antiques.

The team at this Le Mar, Iowa shop certainly knows how to put together great displays of great things. This is definitely a place Team Trader could spend hours.
Antique Trader
03/26/2017 at 18:23. Facebook
In the latest Chattanooga History Column of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Amy Autenreith shares the intriguing (some may even say scandalous) life story of collector Anna Safley Houston. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Antique Trader
03/26/2017 at 16:38. Facebook
Happy Sunday ~

We hope your weekend has been good. Looking ahead to the new week, we hope you achieve what is needed/wanted, enjoy special moments with people you cherish, and learn something exciting and/or new about the antiques and collectibles you love.

Photo by Mike Siegel/ The Seattle Times, of Mount Rainier National Park and the Cascade Mountain illuminated by a morning sunrise...
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03/26/2017 at 02:07. Facebook
With Easter a few weeks away, Sandy Erdman, columnist for the Post-Bulletin of Rochester, Minnesota, discusses vintage Easter candy molds in her latest column. Enjoy: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Antiques & Collectibles: Shape up your Easter decor with a traditional candy mold

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Antique Trader
03/25/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
Happy Saturday ~
We hope you’ve had a great day thus far.
Pictured here are four Sevres hand-painted #porcelain plates with an Art Nouveau scene of gilded women, circa 1900. They represent one of the lots featured in Cottone Auctions’ March 25 sale. Visit LiveAuctioneers to view more items set to sell through during upcoming auctions: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Antique Trader
03/25/2017 at 02:42. Facebook
Because classic car scenes are simply cool. Thank you to our pals at Old Cars Weekly for posting this, so we can share.
Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 23:18. Facebook
Auction Action: More than one bidding battle took place earlier this month during an auction presented by Kagin's, Inc., during the American Numismatic Association National Money Show. The 1,050-lot auction results in total sales of $6.4 million, reports our sister publication, Krause Publications Numismatics.

Pictured here is the top lot of the day, a Liberty Head 1860 gold $10 coin. Wow!...
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Kagin’s calls $6.4 million sale - Numismatic News

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Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 20:09. Facebook
What do Steve McQueen, Farrah Fawcett and Bruce Willis have in common? Items from their personal collections changed hands during Heritage Auctions’ March 18 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction.

Visit Scoop (Gemstone Publishing) to get the details on this $1 million sale: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 18:23. Facebook
Shop Spotlight: The Birmingham Lakeview Design District, located in Birmingham, Alabama, is a popular neighborhood attracting people from all walks of life, including those with a passion for antiques and collectibles. Among the businesses in the District serving antiquing interests is Lolo French Antiques et More.

In a recent article appearing at StyleBlueprint Birmingham, Kellie Grammer...
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Lolo French Antiques et (So Much) More

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Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 16:38. Facebook
Spring is here, and with it comes the spring season of antique and collector shows, as well as auctions.

When you visit our site, , you'll find two calendar of events pages; with one dedicated to antique shows ( and another focused on upcoming auctions ( our site for help planning your next antiquing and auction excursion.
Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 14:11. Facebook
Friendly Reminder: Fans of Antiques Roadshow l PBS, time is running out to apply for a chance to receive tickets to attend one of AR's 2017 Summer Tour stops. Visit our site to learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Antiques Roadshow announces 2017 summer tour dates - Antique Trader

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Antique Trader
03/24/2017 at 12:03. Facebook
Fresh Find Friday ~ Oh dolly! This Alt Beck & Gottschalk German doll, dating to the mid-1870s and appearing in her original antique presentation, is currently offered by Kathy Libraty's Dolls Antiques at Ruby Lane, one of our advertisers. It’s priced at $1,950. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Plus, today is the last day to enter Ruby Lane’s ‘Spotlight on Dolls Sweepstakes’. At stake is a $500 shopping spree...
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Antique Trader
03/23/2017 at 20:53. Facebook
We never tire of looking at #glass. How about you?

Check out some of the types of glass being offered at auction by Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates April 7-8: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Vaseline glass kicking off April 7-8 single-owner glass auction - Antique Trader

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Antique Trader
03/23/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
It looks like there is a little bit of something for nearly everyone at Estate Of Mind Auctions’ Americana & Country Collectibles Auction April 1.

Pictured here is a Chinese Nichols carpet, circa 1920; lot of five vintage fishing lure boxes and a couple lures; an American watercolor portrait miniature, signed Adalbert Suchy, circa 1830, and a Nikon camera, circa 1954; and a Montblanc...
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Antique Trader
03/23/2017 at 14:02. Facebook
Happy Thursday Facebook friends ~

Inquiring minds want to know how you would finish this sentence:

My appreciation for antiques and collectibles has taught me…..
Something beautiful to behold on a Wednesday. :)
The focus of Wayne Jordan's latest Behind the Gavel column is 'retail will prevail'. As always Wayne offers supporting statistics and practical insight about the perseverance of bricks-and-mortar retailing, and possibilities.

Visit our site to see what Wayne has to say: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Retail will prevail by better engaging in-store customers consistently

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Auction Action: These four scrolls, featuring calligraphy and the artist seals, are among the 326 lots that will come to auction Friday, March 24. Each of the scrolls pictured is carries an estimate of between $200 and $400.

The sale, the Spring East Meets West Auction, will be presented by Converse Auctions. View more lots: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy Wednesday ~
We hope your week is going well.

The painting pictured here, by Kate Freeman Clark, is one of several in an exhibition opening March 28 at The University of Mississippi Museum, according to ARTFIXdaily.

"Lasting Impressions: Restoring Kate Freeman Clark" features various works of the productive, yet relatively unknown early 20th century artist. Learn more about Ms. Freeman...
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Lasting Impressions: Restoring Kate Freeman Clark (1875-1957)

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